KBS561:  Korean Buddhism in the Era of Reform


Course description: During the first half of the twentieth century, Korean Buddhists engaged in significant reform efforts, both to redress historical persecution and to respond to the political and social changes brought about by Japanese colonization. This course examines both the organizational and doctrinal impacts of those attempts at modernization.



Trial and Error in Modernist Reforms: Korean Buddhism under Colonial Rule Pori Park

Institute of East Asian Studies (2009)

ISBN-10: 1557290946

ISBN-13: 978-1557290946


Makers of Modern Korean Buddhism, Jin Y. Park, (ed.)

State University of New York Press (2010)

ISBN-10: 1438429223

ISBN-13: 978-1438429229


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